Heat Advisory

Last Updated: 03:19 AM. Thursday, Jul 20, 2017 CDT

Until 08:00 AM. Friday, Jul 21, 2017

OKZ007-008-012-013-018>020-024>032-039>043-045>048-050>052-202300- /O.NEW.KOUN.HT.Y.0003.170720T1700Z-170722T0100Z/ Grant-Kay-Garfield-Noble-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-Canadian-Oklahoma- Lincoln-Grady-McClain-Cleveland-Pottawatomie-Seminole-Hughes- Stephens-Garvin-Murray-Pontotoc-Coal-Jefferson-Carter-Johnston- Atoka-Love-Marshall-Bryan- Including the cities of Medford, Pond Creek, Lamont, Wakita, Ponca City, Blackwell, Enid, Perry, Kingfisher, Hennessey, Okarche, Guthrie, Stillwater, Yukon, Concho, El Reno, Mustang, Oklahoma City, Chandler, Stroud, Prague, Meeker, Davenport, Wellston, Chickasha, Tuttle, Purcell, Newcastle, Blanchard, Norman, Moore, Shawnee, Seminole, Wewoka, Holdenville, Wetumka, Duncan, Pauls Valley, Lindsay, Wynnewood, Sulphur, Davis, Ada, Coalgate, Waurika, Ringling, Ryan, Ardmore, Tishomingo, Atoka, Marietta, Thackerville, Madill, Kingston, and Durant 312 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017 ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY... The National Weather Service in Norman has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT Friday. * TEMPERATURE...Afternoon highs will range from the mid 90s to low 100s today and Friday. These temperatures combined with humid air will likely result in heat index values ranging from 105 to 108 in the afternoon and early evening hours. * IMPACTS...Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are possible for those individuals working or playing outside. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 9 1 1. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist Michael Seger